tension headache

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tension headache

[′ten·chən ‚hed‚āch]
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Stress headaches often get remarkable results with acupuncture alone; migraine and menstrual headaches benefit from combining Chinese herbs with acupuncture.
Cold therapy, on the other hand, helps reduce swelling and the pain caused by inflammation, making it ideal for such conditions as joint or muscle injuries, sinus or stress headaches, or sunburn or other burns.
For example, tight muscles, arthritic joint pain, spasms and cramps can all benefit from heat therapy, while joint or muscle injuries and sinus or stress headaches can be helped by the application of cold.
"To see someone at a low point, with stress headaches that have been going on for years, begin to enjoy work, feel confident and become headache-free gives me great satisfaction."
In a study of 423 adults with a history of tension or stress headaches, Dr.
WebMD says tension type headaches are the most common kind of headache in adults; they are also called "stress headaches".
Coping with the stress of creating the perfect Christmas (and dealing with the relatives!) can trigger stress headaches or those pesky cold and flu viruses.